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India wins four UNESCO heritage awards


India wins four UNESCO heritage awards


The UNESCO Asia-Pacific Awards for Cultural Heritage Conservation awards were announced at a ceremony held in Penang, Malaysia.

4 heritage landmarks from India were chosen for the UNESCO Asia-Pacific Awards for Cultural Heritage Conservation 2019.

Heritage landmark and Award category are below.


  • Flora Fountain, Mumbai - Honourable mention
  • KenesethEliyahoo Synagogue, Mumbai - Award of Merit
  • Our Lady of Glory Church, Mumbai - Award of Merit
  • Vikram Sarabhai Library from (IIM), Ahmedabad - Award of Distinction

Renewal of Tai Kwun Centre for Heritage and Arts in Hong Kong received the Award of Excellence, which is the highest award among all categories.